Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
249 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...

FLZ033-038-125-232000-
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ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL DUVAL-
249 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN THIS WEEKEND AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS
  STRENGTHEN.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
  LEAST SATURDAY EVENING...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH
  WILL FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD
  PRONE ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$

FLZ025-032-037-232000-
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INLAND DUVAL-CLAY-PUTNAM-
249 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS
  OF THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES FROM JACKSONVILLE
  SOUTHWARD TO PALATKA AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. SOUTH OF
  PALATKA...TOWARD WELAKA AND THE OCKLAWAHA RIVER BASIN...MINOR
  TO NEAR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE AROUND TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE. WATER LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE WITHIN THE ST
  JOHNS RIVER BASIN THIS WEEKEND AS NORTHEASTERLY WINDS
  STRENGTHEN.

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
  LEAST SATURDAY EVENING...PEAKING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH
  TIDE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED TIDE LEVELS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
  LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES WHICH
  WILL FLOOD...MAINLY PARKS...CAMPGROUNDS....NORMALLY FLOOD
  PRONE ROADWAYS AND SOME DOCKS AND BOAT RAMPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE ST JOHNS
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

&&

$$

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COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL GLYNN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
249 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL FORM ALONG AREA BEACHES,
  ESPECIALLY DURING THE OUTGOING TIDES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS, JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH PATROL.
PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT.

&&

$$



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